Luz María de la Mora is the founder of the firm LMMConsulting, a Mexico-based company devoted to helping companies increase trade and devise business development strategies. LMMConsulting has worked for international organizations and government agencies as well as a variety of local and foreign companies. As part of her current responsibilities, she is the Program Director of WEConnectInternational in Mexico, a corporate-led non-profit that helps build sustainable communities by empowering women business owners to succeed in local and global markets.
She is an expert in foreign trade relations and international public policy, and has held multiple posts within the Mexican government, representing their interests in foreign trade negotiations. In these positions, she was responsible for designing and implementing Mexico’s cooperation policies and programs, coordinating Mexican positions in international economic organizations, developing strategies for Mexico’s trade negotiations in Latin America and the Caribbean, negotiating and implementing Mexico-E.U. trade programs, and conducting private sector consultations in trade negotiation processes. In 2014, she established the Mexico Chapter of Vital Voices Global Partnership aiming at developing women’s leadership abilities through mentoring programs.